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  • Making the most of Higher Technical Education – reforming for the future

    Higher technical education (HTE) at Levels 4 and 5 (equivalent to the first two years of an UK honours degree) already plays a vital role in supplying the UK’s labour market with a highly skilled workforce, but it is an often an overlooked higher education option.  Despite a decline in numbers since 2000, however, HTE is now looks set for a resurgence. 

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  • Bridging the gap between education and employers

    In what is consistently described as an ‘unprecedented year’, the education sector is witnessing its own rapid change. Ensuring that learning is accessible, relevant, and meets the needs of local markets has always been a challenge, but in 2020 this need has become even greater. 

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  • Changing the hiring bias

    According to the 2020 Pearson Global Learner Survey, which includes views from 7000 participants globally, formal education is seen as the basis for success. This statistic is hardly surprising – we can all agree that education can only bring positive change. The challenge comes in ensuring that once students have that solid foundation of education, they can be confident in their future and progress into their chosen field. 

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